This week in the garden – vol 25

Planted any trees?  National Garden Clubs Inc. project is EACH ONE, PLANT ONE

Counted Pollinators during the GREAT Georgia Pollinator Count?

Please let Leanne know if you have planted a tree or counted pollinators:

Thursday, September 23rd Cottage Garden Care Team 9-11 am All are welcome (leader needed). Please contact Pam Cammarata for more;  mobile: 770-314-9541.

Friday, September 24th, 2-4 pm - Clean out Cottage/Shed

Tuesday, September 28th, 10A, Small Program/Workshop at the Cottage

Ying Khang presents “How to Multiply Your House Plants by Propagation”

Please RSVP to Saundy by Friday, September 24th .

Saturday and Sunday, October 2nd & 3rd Norcross Art Splash Festival at Lillian Webb Park

Norcross Youth team will host a children’s activity, creating a sculpture from recyclable materials.   Contact Leanne for more information and if you can help.

Wednesday, October 6th, 9-10A Garden Therapy at Cottage

Arrange flowers for shut-ins. Please bring cut flowers from your garden or pick up some from the grocery store.


Tuesday, October 12th, Program Meeting at Norcross Cultural Arts Center

Margaret Molyson presents “Using Native Plants to Reduce the Size of Your Lawn”

Doors open 9:30A, Program begins at 10:00A.  RSVP


Wednesday, October13th, Wednesday, 9:30am- Dogwood District Fall Annual Meeting at Dunwoody Country Club (See Dogwood Dialogue for more information)

All members are welcome.  Please RSVP to Sue Wyatt by September 25th

Featured speaker, Laura Martin, author, The Naturalist's Book of Wildflowers, Celebrating 85 Natural Plants of North America. Dogwood District Fund Raiser-Amaryllis Bulb Sale, Order deadline September 30th (Order form is attached)

Saturday, October 30th, 10-3- Hills and Dales Garden Tour in LaGrange

Historic Landscape Preservation Fundraiser for Dogwood District. $40 Lunch included( 12-1:30) Drivers needed for carpools.

Membership Dues

Dues are $60 per member.  Two household members may hold membership for a single payment of $70.  Dues may be paid at a program meeting via, cash, check or credit card. Checks can be mailed to Norcross Garden Club, PO Box 576, Norcross GA 30091.  You may also make payment via PayPal.  There is a link to PayPal from our website:  Look under “Contact Us”.  Payment of dues is required by the December meeting. Questions about membership renewal, please contact Debbie Boyd,

Help Wanted

The club needs to fill several key positions.  If you have an interest, questions or need more information, please email or call Nancy or Jenny.

  • Website maintenance-updating content on the website as needed.Adding documents and photos. Training will be provided.
  • Awards-involves reviewing the potential award categories and recruiting other members to work on the various awards.Many are very simple and don’t require much time.  The awards chair will coordinate the collection of the      awards documentation for submission.
  • Historian-responsible for maintaining the Club scrapbook and a written history of the Club

Save the Date!  Tuesday, December 14th Holiday Party at Norcross Cultural Arts Center, catered by Bleu House Café.

Attached is the Trudy Rudert-Dogwood District Fall Board Meeting Report.  Trudy was in attendance and wanted to share the report with membership as our club is acknowledged several times.